TOM HECKERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cleveland Browns Leadership falling into place

I apologize to my bosses, and all my fans in the stands.  I have not written an article in a few weeks. As much as I would like to say I was on strike until The Browns changed leadership I would be lying. The truth is I am a newlywed and I have a new baby and a new job, so I have been busy. Back to football. New owner in Jimmy Haslam, I love him. I have already stated that I love...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Heckert on difference between Browns and Colts

Tom Heckert had a statement released by the Browns today, but he also spoke to WKNR’s Tony Grossi and gave this little nugget. “The difference between us and the Colts is the Colts won the close games and we didn’t,” Heckert said. “We’ve proved we can play with anybody. I think the outlook is awesome.” In many ways Heckert’s right, but if you look a little bit deeper...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Banner on Heckert: “we have the same priorities”

Scott Petrak got a sit-down with new Browns CEO Joe Banner that is a must-read for Browns fans. You know you have the time with the bye week this week. In the article, Banner is quoted pretty warmly with regard to Tom Heckert and their past working relationship despite some of the rumor and innuendo to the contrary. “There’s nothing in our relationship that would be anything...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Heckert discusses uncertainty in front office

AKRON, Ohio - The Browns general manager knows the impending change in ownership can lead to some uncertain moments for those in the organization, but Tom Heckert hopes his group can stay on to see the team's latest roster rebuild through. Heckert believes he's earned that right, but he also admits no one knows what will happen when Jimmy Haslam III officially takes over...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Why won’t Tom Heckert comment on his relationship with Joe Banner?

Maybe it’s nothing more than a bit odd, but it’s at least that. The Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot quotes Tom Heckert and (as best we can tell) at least one “league source” as well as a separate “league insider” in a piece titled, “Cleveland Browns GM Tom Heckert acknowledges uncertain futures, stresses focus on winning.” Cabot quotes “a source” as saying that...
Via Cleveland Frowns
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Heckert calls Josh Gordon “eventual starter”

Most people in the comments seem satisfied with the risk level that the Browns took today in selecting Josh Gordon with a 2013 second round pick by way of the supplemental NFL draft. Gordon, like current Browns receiver Greg Little, has had an idle year before entering the NFL. Maybe that is why when Tom Heckert spoke to the media today after the pick, he referred to Gordon as an...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Heckert And The Cleveland Browns Draft Filled With Surprises For Fans

Tom Heckert and The Cleveland Browns continue to surprise Browns fans everywhere with this years NFL draft. The first pick for the Browns was a huge delight for the Cleveland Fans, many didn’t understand taking Weeden with the teams second pick and the fans were really shocked as the picks went on. The team made a huge impact taking Trent Richardson in the first round, The fans...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Tom Heckert Will Continue To Build Defense With 4th Pick

The Cleveland Browns should use the fourth pick in this years NFL draft to solidify the defense Heckert has already improved on. The Browns can grab Morris Claiborne if things go right and another team doesn’t get in the way of what the Browns should be intending to do. You win a lot of football games in the NFL with solid defensive play. Heckert knows this and the Cleveland Browns...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Heckert Talks First Round as the NFL Draft Inches Closer

With the draft exactly one week away, Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert took to the podium for his pre-draft press conference, fielding questions about headlines, smokescreens and the pressure to perform given the draft history of the team under which he presides.  While he would understandably not get into specifics, reacting to all draft board questions with body language...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns might trade the 4th pick to move down

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, at the NFL owners meetings, Browns general manager Tom Heckert said there’s no way they’re trading up to acquire the third overall pick. Heckert also indicated that a few teams have inquired about possibly trading up to acquire the Browns 4th overall pick. But Heckert did say, “it’s still really early,” for anything...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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